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Adios, Motherfucker: A Gentleman's Progress Through Rock and Roll

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A blend of This Is Spinal Tap and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the cult classic confessions of a debauched rock n roller and his adventures in excess on the 80s hair-metal nostalgia tour through Middle America, now in a revised and updated edition. 

Once upon a time at the start of the new century, the unheard-of Unband got a chance to drink, fight, and play loud music with 80s metal bands like Dio and Def Leppard. To the mix they brought illegal pyrotechnics, a giant red inflatable hand with movable digits, a roadie dubiously named Safety Bear, a high tolerance for liver damage, and an infectious love of rock & roll and everything it represents.

Unband bassist Michael Ruffino takes us on an epic joyride across a surrealistic American landscape where we meet mute Christian groupies, crack-smoking Girl Scouts, beer-drinking chimps, and thousands of head-bangers who cannot accept that hair metal is dead. Here, too, are uncensored portraits of Ronnie James Dio, Anthrax, Sebastian Bach, Lemmy of Motorhead, and others.

Adios, Motherfucker is gonzo rock storytelling at its finest—excessive, incendiary, intelligent, hilarious, and utterly original.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062228963
Author:
Ruffino, Michael
Publisher:
Anthony Bourdain/Ecco
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20150831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 0.6 in 10.4 oz

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Biography » Composers and Musicians
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